child development



Compose a research-based essay focusing on Social Emotional Development, the Self and Identity, and Gender. This essay must be in APA format with a minimum of five (5) professional references.

Part 1: Essay

In your essay, provide a comprehensive explanation of:

  • Emotional Development,
  • Self and Identity,
  • Influences on Gender

Your essay should be 1500-2000 words and should include at least five (5) citations. The sections should be clearly marked with headings so that your instructor knows which points you are addressing. Follow the guidelines for APA writing style. The title page and references page do not count towards the minimum word amount for this assignment.


  1. Child Development: An Introduction (14th Ed.) ISBN: 978-0078035333 Ch. 10-12
  2. Article: Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood
  3. Article: Identity Development
  4. Article: Gender Development